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AI in education – all talk or game changer?

Posted by Tribal Group on November 14, 2019

Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) just hype, or is it really the promised paradigm shift in how we construct and use technology as a society? How is it being used in education already? And how can you prepare for how it will affect the role of teachers, MIS managers and institution executives in the coming years? Our new AI in education series is a must read, whether your institution is planning to dip its toe into tested AI waters, or jump in at the proverbial deep end!

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Skills, Training and Employability, Blog

5 focus areas every FE senior finance lead should be looking

Posted by Tribal Group on October 31, 2019

Since the publication of the September FE Week article surrounding the ESFA’s oversight of financial management, FE colleges may have found themselves questioning the integrity of sector financial information. As a result, Dame Mary Ney will be carrying out a full review into the way the government monitors college finances.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog

The power of TAFE – enhanced by the power of collaboration

Posted by Tribal Group on October 17, 2019

The theme of the recent 2019 TAFE Directors Association Convention was ‘The Power of TAFE’ - a celebration of the distinct role TAFE (Technical and Further Education) plays in vocational education, across schooling and in higher education, for the benefit of citizens and supporting economic well-being and building communities.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog

Using AI and machine learning in education: predicting student outcomes

Posted by Tribal Group on October 10, 2019

Improving student outcomes is at the heart of most educational institutions – and the ‘lifeblood’ or ‘data’ that flows through the institution, is now providing an intelligent way for progressive educators to pinpoint gaps in learning and identify at-risk students that would otherwise get left behind. Read on to find out how.

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Topics: Further Education, Blog

6 key findings from ‘Education at a Glance’

Posted by Daniel Barrass on September 23, 2019

The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation (OECD) has launched its 2019 Indicators Report, Education at a Glance.

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Topics: Higher Education

A Day in the Life of a Customer Support Consultant

Posted by Phil Strutt on September 23, 2019

We are proud of the customer support service that we offer and our focus on continual improvement makes a huge difference to our customers. What you see is fast response times, helpful advice and quick resolutions that enable your business operations. That’s the highlight reel…

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Topics: Customer feedback

The internationalisation of India’s higher education – 4 key considerations in redressing the current imbalance of student enrolments

Posted by Guy Perring on September 19, 2019

There was much discussion at the recent World Education Summit 2019 in Delhi around the draft National Education Policy (NEP); I just wanted to focus on one small, but vital section – (12.4) which relates to the internationalisation of higher education.

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Topics: Higher Education

Keeping students engaged: the ground rules

Posted by Tribal Group on September 16, 2019

Following on from last week’s blog on the eight themes of engagement that could underpin your institution’s app technology deployment and adoption strategy – today we’re talking ‘ground rules’. Check out these five basic principles that need to be addressed in order for your digital student engagement plan to be effective.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog

Keeping students engaged: what is your endgame?

Posted by Tribal Group on September 12, 2019

Apart from exciting your students with a flashy new app – have you thought about your endgame? Understanding what you want to achieve by introducing your app will keep your decision-makers focussed on what’s important in your digital student engagement strategy.  Here we talk about the eight themes of engagement that are most likely to be of genuine benefit to your students and/or your institution.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog

Student Support desk feedback: where do all the smiley faces go?

Posted by Aimée Sutton on September 9, 2019

Do you collect student feedback from your support desk only to wonder what to do with it? Do you celebrate the good statistics and tend to shy away from the bad?

Let’s talk about feedback for a moment.  

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Topics: Further Education, Blog